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Letters from Zimbabwe began in February 2000, providing eye witness accounts of seventeen years of upheaval, farm invasions, political violence, social turmoil and catastrophic economic collapse which eventually led to the resignation of Robert Mugabe in November 2017.

These blogs about life in Zimbabwe, continue the story, starting from January 2018.

Yellow is Zimbabwe’s new red

Dear Family and Friends, After 22 years of writing about events and life in Zimbabwe it would be remiss of me not …

Dear Family and Friends, On a rock on the path the trail marker is painted: a white circle with a green antelope …

Guilty during land reform

Dear Family and Friends, The rainy season in Zimbabwe has taken hold and everywhere is green and soggy under dark purple skies. …

Happy Christmas from Zimbabwe

As the sun sets on another year of my books and Letters from Zimbabwe I want to thank all my friends on …

Too hot to walk barefoot

Dear Family and Friends, Greetings from under Zimbabwe’s beautiful blue sky on a scorching hot December day. All the windows and doors …

BLACK FRIDAY BIG SAVINGS. Christmas, delivered right to your door! Publishers LULU are offering 30% OFF all my books until midnight 30 …

Dear Family and Friends, The rains have returned to Zimbabwe, breaking an unbearably hot couple of weeks which had left us melting …

Walking with elephants

Dear Family and Friends, Under a stormy November sky I headed north east on the highway. It was a very hot day …

The sounds of Zimbabwe

Dear Family and Friends, Banging and crashing, lightning zig-zagging across the purple sky, trees bending sideways in a fierce wind, leaves ripped …

Dear Family and Friends, When it started raining at dusk and went on all night I knew I had a problem. With …

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